Workshop: Making "We the People" in South Korea and Japan


Saturday, July 2, 2016, 1:00pm to 5:30pm


East Building Hall, East Research Building 8F, Keio University

The Second Workshop: Making "We the People" in South Korea and Japan

Welcome Address

  • Atsushi Seike, President, Keio University

  • Juro Iwatani, Dean, Keio University


Session 1 

Making "We the People" in South Korea and Japan: Past and Present

  • Sung-Ho Kim, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Yonsei University

  • Chaihark Hahm, Professor, Yonsei Law School, Yosei University

Session 2

Review and Response

  • Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

  • Timothy George, Professor and Chair, Department of History, University of Rhode Island

  • Franziska Seraphim, Associate Professor of Japanese History, Department of History, Boston College

  • Yasuo Hasebe, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

  • Keigo Komamura, Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University

Session 3

Constitutional Politics Now: The Postwar Development of Politics and Society in Korea, Japan, and US

  • Junya Nishino, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Keio University

  • Kenneth McElwain, Associate Professor of Political Science, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

  • Chris Winkler, Lecturer, University of Hokkaido

  • Yongwook Ryu, Assistant Professor, School of Political and International Studies, Australian National University

*Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Law, Keio University and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University